Auditions

 
Fall auditions will be on Friday, August 31, 2:30-5:00.
Auditions are held at the LDS church in North Bend
527 SW Mount Si Blvd



If you have at least one year of playing experience
but do not want to audition,
you can register for Junior Orchestra.
 
Audition Requirements
 
In addition to observing the level of difficulty each student is capable of playing, we will be evaluating tone, technique, and sight-reading ability.
 
Junior Orchestra
  • Be prepared to play a current solo piece, Suzuki book 1 or equivalent.  **PLEASE PROVIDE A COPY OF YOUR MUSIC FOR THE ADJUDICATORS!**
  • Sight-read a passage of our choosing (for information purposes only--children will not be excluded based on sightreading ability.)

(Auditions are optional for children who are enrolled in Beginning Strings classes.  If you do not plan to audition, please register for Junior Orchestra HERE)

 

 Youth Orchestra
  • Be prepared to play a current solo piece, Suzuki books 1-3 or equivalent **PLEASE PROVIDE A COPY OF YOUR MUSIC FOR THE ADJUDICATORS!**
  • Play a one- or two- octave scale in a key of your choosing, ascending and descending. Be prepared to play each slowly and fast 
  • Sight-read a passage of our choosing
Chamber Orchestra
  • Be prepared to play a current solo piece, Suzuki book 4 or higher, or equivalent **PLEASE PROVIDE A COPY OF YOUR MUSIC FOR THE ADJUDICATORS!**
  • Play a two- or three- octave scale in a key of your choosing, including higher positions, ascending and descending. Be prepared to play it slowly and fast.
  • Sight-read a passage of our choosing